Lighting Technician Salary (United States)

A sizeable majority of Lighting Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $18.40 per hour. Pay generally spreads from $10.40 per hour to $25.76. Although around one third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and around one third get dental coverage, too. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Lighting Technician Salary (?
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$20,134 - $79,463
(Median)
20K
30K
46K
62K
79K
MEDIAN: $46,000
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Lighting Technician Salary (?
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$10.40 - $25.76
(Median)
10
15
18
21
26
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$20,134 - $79,463  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $919  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,686 - $61,614  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$15.55 - $41.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $919  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,686 - $61,614  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Experience Affects Lighting Technician Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$42,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 31%
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